BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Richard Blake as director, sales – alternatives with immediate effect.
Based in London, Blake will focus on building BlueBay’s alternative business.
Blake joins BlueBay from Moore Capital Management where he was head of investor relations Europe taking responsibility for the sales and IR effort in Europe and the Middle East for Moore’s two flagship global macro funds. Prior to this, he spent more than 12 years as a researcher and portfolio manager for fund of hedge fund groups including EIM and Comas (the hedge fund business within Commerzbank AG).
Mattias Højmark-Jensen, partner – head of sales, says: “I’m pleased to have Richard join BlueBay at a time when we are seeing a growing demand for our existing and new offerings in both the illiquid and liquid alternative space. He brings a wealth of experience and will enable us to build on our strong footprint in this important market."